Manufacturers Want Expert Witness Testimony in RI Appeal

Rhode Island won a landmark lawsuit against former manufacturers of lead paint but the two sides cannot agree on how to clean up the contaminated properties. Sherwin-Williams, Millennium Holdings LLC, and NL Industries, Inc., were found liable for “creating a public nuisance by manufacturing and selling a toxic product” which could them cost billions of dollars. They would like to call expert witnesses in an appeal according to the . The companies say they need “more evidence and information before any work can begin.” They have appealed to the Rhode Island Supreme Court in order to conduct further hearings and cross-examine lead paint expert witnesses.